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Outdoor Lifestyle: Seasons in the Sun

Hammock Source

By David Gill Even though winter 2014 is well under way, vendors of outdoor lifestyle products such as furniture, textiles, area rugs and tableware have already begun to look ahead to the time when sales for their products will heat up—along with the weather outside. This segment of the home furnishings market has gained inMore »

ART Founders Among Honored at 25th Annual ARTS Awards

ART Awards 2014

DALLAS–This year’s winners of the 25th Annual ARTS Awards were presented and honored at a gala event this past Saturday, during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Presented by Dallas Market Center and ART, the evening kicked off with the 25th Anniversary Academy of Achievement award, which was presented to the founders of theMore »

Eight Gift, Home Decor Cos. to Make Vegas Debut

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced today that eight leading gift and home decor suppliers—7055 INC, Giftcraft, Indus Design Imports, Kenroy Home, Natural Curiosities, Orian Rugs, Saddlemans of Santa Fe and Seasonal Living—are opening new showrooms in time for the winter market later this month.  In addition, Fine Lines, a multi-line sales agency, will expand intoMore »

Getting Social at Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS–Exclusive tours, meet and greets, brunch bars, and official market after-parties at Las Vegas’ top nightclub—plus inspiring activities with top tastemakers on social media site—will connect the home industry at the upcoming Las Vegas Market, scheduled Jan. 26-30. Las Vegas Market attendees will be greeted daily with complementary breakfasts, nightly courtyard receptions, and cocktailMore »

Blog: From Donny to Downton, a Grumpy Cat to “Cliff”: Celebrity Happenings in Atlanta

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The new year kicked off in Atlanta last week—and the International Gift & Home Furnishings Market itself had plenty of celebrity buzz. Music icon Donny Osmond and his wife Debbie talked to HFN about purple socks, Weird Al Yankovic—and Donny Osmond’s new home collection. Having launched products with 11 manufacturing partners in Atlanta—from floor fansMore »

Emerald Expositions Completes GLM Acquisition

GLM

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.-Emerald Expositions has closed on its acquisition of GLM from Providence Equity Partners. The purchase price was $335 million, consisting of $200 million of debt and a $140 million equity investment (which included transaction expenses) by Onex Partners III. The latter company purchased Emerald Expositions in June 2013. The acquisition adds GLM’sMore »

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market Opens Today

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DALLAS–The Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which includes the Dallas International Lighting Market and the Dallas Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, opens today at the Dallas Market Center. A full schedule of events takes place this week, with a few kicking off the market today. At the Culinary Stage in the World Trade Center,More »